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Public Bills 2017-18
Abortion (Disability Equality) Bill
Lord Shinkwin
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for disability equality and for the provision of balanced information in respect of abortions.
House of Lords
First Reading 11/07/2017
Abortion (Foetus Protection) Bill [HL]
Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to lower the gestational time limit for abortion to 12 weeks.
House of Lords
First Reading 05/07/2017
Access to Palliative Care Bill [HL]
Baroness Finlay of Llandaff
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for clinical commissioning groups to ensure that persons in their area have access to specialist and generalist palliative care and appropriate support services; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 05/07/2017
Age of Criminal Responsibility Bill [HL]
Lord Dholakia
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to raise the age of criminal responsibility.
House of Lords
First Reading 26/06/2017
Second Reading 08/09/2017
Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing Bill
Chris Grayling
Government Legislation
Bill to amend sections 71, 71A and 84 of the Civil Aviation Act 1982, and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 22/06/2017
Second Reading 03/07/2017
Committee (and remaining stages) 11/07/2017
House of Lords
First Reading 12/07/2017
Second Reading 05/09/2017
Committee 11/10/2017
Anonymity (Arrested Persons) Bill [HL]
Lord Paddick
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to prohibit the publication of certain information regarding persons who have been arrested until they have been charged with an offence; to set out the circumstances where such information can be published without committing an offence; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 04/07/2017
Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Bill [HL]
Earl Howe
Government Legislation
Bill to make provision for members of the Regular Forces to serve part-time or subject to geographic restrictions.
House of Lords
First Reading 28/06/2017
Second Reading 11/07/2017
Order of Commitment Discharged 06/09/2017
Committee 12/09/2017
Report 11/10/2017
Armed Forces (Volunteer Reserve) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision for the recruitment and retention of Volunteer Reserves for the Armed Forces; to make provision for the eligibility for deployment of such reserves; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill
Chris Bryant MP (Rhondda, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision about offences when perpetrated against emergency workers, and persons assisting such workers; to make certain offences aggravated when perpetrated against such workers in the exercise of their duty; to require persons suspected of certain assaults against such workers which may pose a health risk to provide intimate samples and to make it an offence, without reasonable excuse, to refuse to provide such samples; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 19/07/2017
Asset Freezing (Compensation) Bill [HL]
Lord Empey
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for the imposing of restrictions on assets owned by persons involved in conduct that gives support and assistance to terrorist organisations in the United Kingdom for the purpose of securing compensation for citizens of the United Kingdom affected by such conduct.
House of Lords
First Reading 26/06/2017
Automatic Electoral Registration Bill
Baroness McDonagh
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to impose certain duties upon Her Majesty’s Government to ensure the accuracy, completeness and utility of electoral registers; to make provision for the sharing of data for the purposes of electoral registration; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 18/07/2017
Awards for Valour (Protection) Bill
Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to prohibit the wearing of medals or insignia awarded for valour, with the intent to deceive.
House of Lords
First Reading 12/07/2017
Bat Habitats Regulation (No. 2) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision to enhance the protection available for bat habitats in the non-built environment and to limit the protection for bat habitats in the built environment where the presence of bats has a significant adverse impact upon the users of buildings; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Bat Habitats Regulation Bill [HL]
Lord Cormack
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision to enhance the protection available for bat habitats in the vicinity of a building site and to limit the protection for bat habitats in buildings used for public worship.
House of Lords
First Reading 03/07/2017
BBC (Independence) Bill [HL]
Lord Lester of Herne Hill
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to provide for the independence of the British Broadcasting Corporation.
House of Lords
First Reading 04/07/2017
BBC Licence Fee (Civil Penalty) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision to decriminalise the non-payment of the BBC licence fee.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
BBC Licence Fee Bill
Lord Best
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to establish the BBC Licence Fee Commission to make recommendations to the Secretary of State on a settlement for BBC funding from 1 April 2022, after conducting public and parliamentary consultation.
House of Lords
First Reading 12/07/2017
Benefits and Public Services (Restriction) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision to restrict the entitlement of non-UK citizens to publicly-funded benefits and services; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Border Control Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision about the requirements for non-UK citizens seeking leave to enter the United Kingdom; to make provision about a process for the removal from the United Kingdom of non-UK citizens, in certain circumstances and on the basis of established criteria; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
British Broadcasting Corporation (Oversight) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to create an independent body to monitor broadcasting impartiality at the British Broadcasting Corporation; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Business of the House Commission Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to create a Business of the House Commission to regulate the timetabling of business in the House of Commons; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 12/09/2017
Carbon Emissions Reductions Bill
Baroness Featherstone
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to amend the target for reducing net carbon emissions in the United Kingdom to 100% by 2050.
House of Lords
First Reading 18/07/2017
Certificate of Loss Bill [HL]
Baroness Benjamin
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for a certificate to be issued to mothers in respect of miscarried and stillborn children not eligible for registration under the Births and Deaths Registration Act 1953; for establishing a database for archiving the certificate and recording information about the miscarriage or still birth; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 06/07/2017
Channel 4 (Relocation) Bill
Mr Jack Brereton MP (Stoke-on-Trent South, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to require Channel 4 to relocate its headquarters outside London; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 17/10/2017
Child Safety (Cycle Helmets) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require children under 16 to wear a safety helmet when riding a bicycle on a public highway; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Bill [HL]
Lord Berkeley of Knighton
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to amend the Children Act 1989 to state that proceedings under Section 5A of, and Schedule 2 to, the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 are family proceedings.
House of Lords
First Reading 03/07/2017
Civil Partnership Act 2004 (Amendment) (Mixed Sex Couples) Bill
Baroness Burt of Solihull
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to amend the Civil Partnership Act 2004 to make provision for mixed sex couples to enter into a civil partnership.
House of Lords
First Reading 13/07/2017
Civil Partnership Act 2004 (Amendment) (Sibling Couples) Bill [HL]
Lord Lexden
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to amend the Civil Partnership Act 2004 to include sibling couples.
House of Lords
First Reading 03/07/2017
Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration Etc.) Bill
Tim Loughton MP (East Worthing and Shoreham, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Bill to provide that opposite sex couples may enter a civil partnership; to make provision about the registration of the names of the mother of each party to a marriage or civil partnership; to make provision about the registration of stillborn deaths; to give coroners the power to investigate stillborn deaths; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 19/07/2017
Coastal Path (Definition) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision for the definition of a coastal path in England in respect of the coastal access duty under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Cohabitation Rights Bill [HL]
Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to provide certain protections for persons who live together as a couple or have lived together as a couple as cohabitants; to make provision about the property of deceased persons who are survived by a cohabitant; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 05/07/2017
Conscientious Objection (Medical Activities) Bill [HL]
Baroness O’Loan
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to clarify the extent to which a medical practitioner with a conscientious objection may refrain from participating in certain medical activities; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 28/06/2017
Cosmetic Surgery (Standards) Bill
Lord Lansley
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision to include medical practitioners specialising in cosmetic surgery in the Specialist Register for medical practitioners.
House of Lords
First Reading 12/07/2017
Creditworthiness Assessment Bill [HL]
Lord Bird
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to require certain matters to be taken into account when assessing a borrower’s creditworthiness.
House of Lords
First Reading 28/06/2017
Criminal Fraud (Private Prosecutions) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision about private prosecutions in cases of suspected criminal fraud in certain circumstances; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Criminal Records Bill [HL]
Lord Ramsbotham
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to amend the length of time for which an individual may have a criminal record under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
House of Lords
First Reading 29/06/2017
Data Protection Bill [HL]
Lord Ashton of Hyde
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision for the regulation of the processing of information relating to individuals; to make provision in connection with the Information Commissioner’s functions under certain regulations relating to information; to make provision for a direct marketing code of conduct; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 13/09/2017
Second Reading 10/10/2017
Democratic Political Activity (Funding and Expenditure) Bill [HL]
Lord Tyler
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for the regulation of funding and expenditure of political parties; to make provision for the phased introduction of a cap on donations to political parties; to make provision for affiliation fees from trades unions and membership organisations to political parties to be counted as individual donations in prescribed circumstances; to make provision for the public funding of political parties; to make provision for the modification of rights of candidates and parties to election addresses; to make provision for limits on political parties’ expenditure between regulated periods; to confer powers on the Electoral Commission, and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 27/06/2017
Deregulation Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision for the reduction of burdens resulting from legislation for businesses or other organisations or for individuals; to make provision for the repeal or amendment of regulations; to make provision about the exercise of regulatory powers and functions; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Digital Economy Act 2017 (Amendment) (Definition of Extreme Pornography) Bill
Baroness Howe of Idlicote
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to amend the definition of extreme pornography in the Digital Economy Act 2017.
House of Lords
First Reading 10/07/2017
Divorce (Financial Provision) Bill [HL]
Baroness Deech
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to amend the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 and make provision in connection with financial settlements following divorce.
House of Lords
First Reading 03/07/2017
Domestic Energy (Value Added Tax) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to reduce Value Added Tax on domestic energy bills; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Drone (Regulation) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to regulate the purchase and use of drones weighing 5 kilograms or more; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Duchy of Cornwall Bill [HL]
Lord Berkeley
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to amend the succession to the title of the Duke of Cornwall, to remove various powers, exemptions and immunities from the Duchy of Cornwall, to make provisions relating to the Treasury Solicitor and any solicitor or attorney appointed in the affairs of the Duchy, and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 03/07/2017
Ecumenical Marriage Bill [HL]
Lord Deben
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for marriages taking place in any Church of England chapel licensed for the solemnization of marriages under sections 20 and 21 of the Marriage Act 1949 to be solemnized according to the rites and ceremonies of Christian denominations other than the Church of England.
House of Lords
First Reading 29/06/2017
EEA Nationals (Indefinite Leave to Remain) Bill [HL]
Lord Oates
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to amend the Immigration Act 1971 to grant indefinite leave to remain in the United Kingdom to all EEA nationals, their family members and extended family members who are resident in the United Kingdom on the date of exit from the European Union.
House of Lords
First Reading 06/07/2017
Elections and Referendums (Advertising) Bill
Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to amend the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 to improve transparency in respect of election and referendum material.
House of Lords
First Reading 11/07/2017
Electoral Candidate (Age) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to allow a person who is age 18 or older on the day of a parliamentary or local election to stand as a candidate; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Electoral Commission (Duties) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to impose duties on the Electoral Commission to investigate allegations of electoral fraud and other breaches of electoral law and to act as the prosecuting authority for such offences; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Electronic Cigarettes (Regulation) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision for the regulation of the sale and use of electronic cigarettes; to exempt electronic cigarettes from UK law derived from the Tobacco Products Directive; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Employment and Workers’ Rights Bill
Ms Stephanie Peacock MP (Barnsley East, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision about employment conditions and workers’ rights; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 19/07/2017
Employment Opportunities Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to introduce more freedom, flexibility and opportunity for those seeking employment in the public and private sector; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Equality Act 2010 (Amendment) (Disabled Access) Bill [HL]
Lord Blencathra
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to amend the Equality Act 2010 to improve access to public buildings by introducing six-inch and 12-inch rules for step-free access.
House of Lords
First Reading 27/06/2017
European Union (Approvals) Bill
Greg Clark
Government Legislation
Bill to make provision approving for the purposes of section 8 of the European Union Act 2011 draft decisions under Article 352 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union on the participation of the Republic of Albania and the Republic of Serbia in the work of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights and on the signing and conclusion of an agreement between the European Union and Canada regarding the application of their competition laws.
House of Commons
First Reading 22/06/2017
Second Reading 04/07/2017
Remaining Stages 10/10/2017
House of Lords
First Reading 11/10/2017
European Union (Information, etc.) Bill [HL]
Lord Dykes
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for information and statistics to be available in various public places about the European Union; and to provide information to further the establishment of twinning arrangements between towns in the United Kingdom and elsewhere in the European Union in accordance with the European Union’s town twinning support scheme.
House of Lords
First Reading 04/07/2017
European Union (Referendum on the Withdrawal Agreement) Bill
Baroness Ludford
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for the holding of a referendum in the United Kingdom and Gibraltar on whether the United Kingdom should accept the outcome of negotiations between the Government and the European Union regarding the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union.
House of Lords
First Reading 11/07/2017
European Union (Return of Contributions) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require the Government to obtain, on withdrawal from the European Union, a payment from the European Union not less than 50 per cent of the United Kingdom’s net contributions to that institution; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
European Union (Withdrawal) Bill
David Davis
Government Legislation
Bill to repeal the European Communities Act 1972 and make other provision in connection with the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU.
House of Commons
First Reading 13/07/2017
Second Reading (Day 1) 07/09/2017
Second Reading (Day 2) 11/09/2017
Extension of Franchise (House of Lords) Bill [HL]
Lord Naseby
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for Members of the House of Lords to vote in elections to the House of Commons.
House of Lords
First Reading 05/07/2017
Family Relationships (Impact Assessment and Targets) Bill [HL]
Lord Farmer
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to require public bodies to accompany any proposal for a change in public expenditure, administration or policy with a family impact assessment; and to require the Secretary of State to report on the costs and benefits of extending family impact assessments to local authorities and to establish and evaluate progress towards objectives and targets for family stability.
House of Lords
First Reading 29/06/2017
Fetal Dopplers (Regulation) Bill
Antoinette Sandbach MP (Eddisbury, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to regulate the sale and use of fetal dopplers; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 11/10/2017
Finance Bill
Government Legislation
Bill to grant certain duties, to alter other duties, and to amend the law relating to the national debt and the public revenue, and to make further provision in connection with finance.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 06/09/2017
Second Reading 12/09/2017
Committee 11/10/2017
Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL]
Baroness Buscombe
Government Legislation
Bill to make provision establishing a new financial guidance body; to make provision about the funding of debt advice in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland; and to make provision about the regulation of claims management services.
House of Lords
First Reading 22/06/2017
Second Reading 05/07/2017
Order of Consideration Motion 13/07/2017
Committee (1st Day) 19/07/2017
Committee (2nd Day) 06/09/2017
Committee (3rd Day) 11/09/2017
Committee (4th Day) 13/09/2017
Fishing (Access to Territorial Waters) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to restrict the rights of vessels not registered in the United Kingdom to fish in territorial waters; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Foreign Nationals (Criminal Offender and Prisoner Removal) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision for the removal from the United Kingdom of foreign national criminal offenders and of prisoners who are citizens of European Union Member States; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Free Trade (Education and Reporting) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to impose duties relating to the provision of public education on free trade; to require regular reports from government on trade arrangements with other countries; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Freedom of Information (Extension) Bill
Andy Slaughter MP (Hammersmith, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Bill to make providers of social housing, local safeguarding children boards, Electoral Registration Officers, Returning Officers and the Housing Ombudsman public authorities for the purpose of the Freedom of Information Act 2000; to make information held by persons contracting with public authorities subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000; to extend the powers of the Information Commissioner; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 19/07/2017
Fruit and Vegetables (Classification) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision for fruit and vegetables to be classified by flavour, condition and size for the purposes of sale in the UK; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
General Election (Leaders’ Debate) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to set up a commission to make arrangements for debates between leaders of political parties during a General Election; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Genocide Determination (No. 2) Bill
Fiona Bruce (Congleton, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to provide for the High Court of England and Wales to make a preliminary finding on cases of alleged genocide; and for the subsequent referral of such findings to the International Criminal Court or a special tribunal.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Genocide Determination Bill
Lord Alton of Liverpool
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to provide for the High Court of England and Wales to make a preliminary finding on cases of alleged genocide; and for the subsequent referral of such findings to the International Criminal Court or a special tribunal.
House of Lords
First Reading 13/07/2017
Government Departments (Abolition) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision for the abolition of the Department for International Development and the Government Equalities Office; to make provision for the abolition of the Office of the Secretary of State for Wales, Scotland Office and Northern Ireland Office; to establish a Department for the Nations of the United Kingdom in their place; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Green Belt (Protection) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to establish a national register of green belt land in England; to restrict the ability of local authorities to de-designate green belt land; to make provision about future development of de-designated green belt land; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Health and Social Care (National Data Guardian) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to establish, and make provision about, the National Data Guardian for Health and Social Care; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Healthcare (Local Accountability) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision about the accountability of clinical commissioning groups; to make provision about local referendums on NHS sustainability and transformation plans; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Heritage Railways and Tramways (Voluntary Work) Bill
Lord Faulkner of Worcester
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to permit young persons to carry out voluntary work on a heritage railway or tramway.
House of Lords
First Reading 11/07/2017
High Speed 2 Phase 1 (Reviews of Public Expenditure) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require the carrying out and publication of reviews of the level of public expenditure in connection with the High Speed 2 rail line (Phase 1); to establish procedures in connection with changes in these levels; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill
Chris Grayling
Government Legislation
Bill to make provision for a railway between a junction with Phase One of High Speed 2, near Fradley Wood in Staffordshire, and a junction with the West Coast Main Line near Crewe in Cheshire; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 17/07/2017
Holiday Pay Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision about holiday pay for employees; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Home Education (Duty of Local Authorities) Bill [HL]
Lord Soley
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for local authorities to monitor the educational, physical and emotional development of children receiving elective home education, and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 27/06/2017
Homeless People (Current Accounts) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require banks to provide current accounts for homeless people seeking work; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation and Liability for Housing Standards) Bill
Karen Buck MP (Westminster North, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Bill to amend the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 to require that residential rented accommodation is provided and maintained in a state of fitness for human habitation; to amend the Building Act 1984 to make provision about the liability for works on residential accommodation that do not comply with Building Regulations; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 19/07/2017
Hospital (Parking Charges and Business Rates) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to prohibit charging for car parking at NHS Hospitals for patients and visitors; to make provision for NHS Hospitals to be exempt from business rates; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
House of Commons Whips (Transparency) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require the Government to publish details of meetings between the Government Whips Office in the House of Commons and the corresponding offices of other political parties in the House of Commons; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
House of Lords (Exclusion of Hereditary Peers) Bill
Rt Hon David Hanson MP (Delyn, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to amend the House of Lords Act 1999 to remove the by-election system for the election of hereditary peers; to provide for the exclusion of hereditary peers from the House of Lords over time; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 07/09/2017
House of Lords (Hereditary Peers) (Abolition of By-Elections) Bill [HL]
Lord Grocott
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to amend the House of Lords Act 1999 so as to abolish the system of by-elections for hereditary Peers.
House of Lords
First Reading 26/06/2017
Second Reading 08/09/2017
House of Lords Bill [HL]
Lord Elton
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to restrict membership of the House of Lords by virtue of a peerage; to make related provision about disqualifications for voting at elections to, and for membership of, the House of Commons; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 28/06/2017
Household Safety (Carbon Monoxide Detectors) Bill
Mr Eddie Hughes MP (Walsall North, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to introduce a requirement that a functioning carbon monoxide detector must be installed in all newly built and all rented residential properties; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 13/09/2017
Human Rights and Responsibilities Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require persons bringing claims or proceedings under the Human Rights Act 1998 to satisfy a test of reasonableness and equity; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Human Trafficking (Child Protection) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision for the creation of secure safe houses for children that have been subject to human trafficking; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Illegal Immigration (Offences) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to create offences in respect of persons that have entered the UK illegally or who have remained in the UK without legal authority; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Immigration Control (Gross Human Rights Abuses) Bill [HL]
Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to enable the Secretary of State, or an immigration officer to refuse entry, or to vary or curtail leave to enter or remain already granted, to a person who is a non-UK or non-EEA national who is known to be, or to have been, involved in gross human rights abuses.
House of Lords
First Reading 28/06/2017
Import Tariff (Reduction) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision for the reduction of tariffs on goods imported into the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
International Development Assistance (Definition) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision about the definition of international development assistance; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
International Development Assistance (Limit) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to impose a limit on the level of international development assistance at an amount equal to the European Union average of equivalent expenditure; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
International Payments (Audit) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision to require cost-benefit analysis and independent audit before payments are made by the Government to a foreign country or international organisation; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Isham Bypass Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to impose duties relating to the completion of the Isham Bypass by 31 December 2020; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Judicial Appointments and Retirements (Age Limits) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to repeal provisions for the compulsory retirement of holders of judicial office on the grounds of age; to remove upper age limits for appointment to judicial office; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
June Bank Holiday (Creation) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision for a national public holiday on 23 June or the subsequent weekday when 23 June falls at a weekend; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Kew Gardens (Leases) Bill
Lord True
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to provide that the Secretary of State’s powers in relation to the management of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, include the power to grant a lease in respect of land for a period of up to 150 years.
House of Lords
First Reading 13/07/2017
Leader of the House of Commons (Election) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to amend the House of Commons Administration Act 1978 to provide that the Prime Minister may only nominate as Leader of the House of Commons a Member of that House chosen following an election held amongst all Members of the House of Commons; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Learning Disabilities (Review of Services) Bill
Baroness Hollins
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for the Secretary of State to undertake a public consultation reviewing the provision of comprehensive and integrated services for adults with learning disabilities.
House of Lords
First Reading 10/07/2017
Legalisation of Cannabis (Medicinal Purposes) Bill
Paul Flynn MP (Newport West, Lab)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to allow the production, supply, possession and use of cannabis and cannabis resin for medicinal purposes; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 10/10/2017
Licensing of Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles (Safeguarding and Road Safety) Bill
Daniel Zeichner MP (Cambridge, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision about the exercise of taxi and private hire vehicle licensing functions in relation to persons about whom there are safeguarding or road safety concerns; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 19/07/2017
Local Audit (Public Access to Documents) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to amend the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 to extend public access to certain documents that are commercially confidential and documents relating to NHS bodies in England; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Local Authorities (Borrowing and Investment) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision about the acquisition of land and property by local authorities in England outside their own local authority boundaries; to limit the power of local authorities to invest in commercial risk-taking enterprises; to limit public borrowing by local authorities for non-core activities; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Local Authorities (Removal of Council Tax Restrictions) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision for the removal of restrictions on principal local authorities in England to set levels of council tax; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Local Government Elections (Referendum) Bill [HL]
Lord Balfe
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for the holding of referenda in relation to voting systems in local government elections.
House of Lords
First Reading 28/06/2017
Local Government Finance Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to provide for 100 per cent retention of locally collected business rates; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Local Housing Authority Debt Bill [HL]
Lord Sharkey
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to replace the current regime of limits on local housing authorities’ debt with limits determined by the existing prudential regime for local authority borrowing for non-housing-related purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 04/07/2017
Local Roads (Investment) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision about the maintenance and repair of roads by local authorities in England; to make provision for prescribing the use of funds for this purpose; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Manufactured Goods (Trade) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to remove certain restrictions on the production and sale of goods manufactured in the United Kingdom for use in the United Kingdom, in connection with the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Marriage Act 1949 (Amendment) Bill
Baroness Cox
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make amendments to the Marriage Act 1949 to make provision for all religious marriages to be solemnized on the authority of a superintendent registrar.
House of Lords
First Reading 10/07/2017
Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill
Steve Reed MP (Croydon North, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision about the oversight and management of the appropriate use of force in relation to people in mental health units and similar institutions; to make provision about the use of body cameras by police officers in the course of duties in relation to people in mental health units; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 19/07/2017
Mobile Homes and Park Homes Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require the use of published criteria to determine whether mobile homes and park homes are liable for council tax or non-domestic rates; to make provision in relation to the residential status of such homes; to amend the Mobile Home Acts; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Modern Slavery (Transparency in Supply Chains) Bill
Baroness Young of Hornsey
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make further provision for transparency in supply chains in respect of slavery and human trafficking.
House of Lords
First Reading 12/07/2017
Modern Slavery (Victim Support) Bill [HL]
Lord McColl of Dulwich
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision about identifying and supporting victims of modern slavery; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 26/06/2017
Second Reading 08/09/2017
National Health Service (Co-Funding and Co-Payment) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision for co-funding and for the extension of co-payment for NHS services in England; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
National Living Wage (Extension to Young People) Bill
Holly Lynch MP (Halifax, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Bill to extend the National Living Wage to people aged 18 to 24.
House of Commons
First Reading 19/07/2017
North Northamptonshire (Urgent Care Facilities) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision about the restructuring of urgent care facilities in North Northamptonshire; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Northamptonshire Clinical Commissioning Groups (Merger) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require the merging of the Nene Valley and Corby Clinical Commissioning Groups; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Nuclear Safeguards Bill
Greg Clark
Government Legislation
Bill to make provision about nuclear safeguards; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 11/10/2017
Second Reading 16/10/2017
Open Skies Agreement (Membership) Bill [HL]
Baroness Randerson
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to promote continued membership of the Open Skies Agreement.
House of Lords
First Reading 29/06/2017
Opticians Act 1989 (Amendment) Bill
Lord Newby
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for the sale of adjustable focus spectacles.
House of Lords
First Reading 10/07/2017
Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill
Geoffrey Robinson MP (Coventry North West, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Bill to enable persons in England to withhold consent for organ donation and transplantation; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 19/07/2017
Ovarian Cancer (Public Awareness) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision about public awareness measures in respect of the symptoms of and screening for ovarian cancer; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Overseas Electors Bill
Glyn Davies MP (Montgomeryshire, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision extending the basis on which British citizens outside the UK qualify to participate in parliamentary elections; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 19/07/2017
Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill
Kevin Hollinrake MP (Thirsk and Malton, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision about leave and pay for employees whose children have died.
House of Commons
First Reading 19/07/2017
Parking (Code of Practice) Bill
Rt Hon Sir Greg Knight MP (East Yorkshire, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for and in connection with a code of practice containing guidance about the operation and management of private parking facilities; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 19/07/2017
Parliamentary Allowances (Restriction) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to prohibit members of the House of Commons who do not take the oath from receiving parliamentary allowances; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill
Mr Afzal Khan MP (Manchester, Gorton, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Bill to amend the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986 to make provision about the number and size of parliamentary constituencies in the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 19/07/2017
Pensions (Review of Women's Arrangements) (No. 2) Bill
Carolyn Harris MP (Swansea East, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to establish a review of pension arrangements for women affected by changes made by the Pensions Act 1995 and the Pensions Act 2011; to require the review in particular to undertake costings for a compensation scheme and consider the operation of section 1(4) of the Pensions Act 2011; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 07/09/2017
Pensions (Review of Women’s Arrangements) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to establish a review of pension arrangements for women affected by changes made by the Pensions Act 1995 and the Pensions Act 2011; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Physician Associates (Regulation) Bill
Anne-Marie Morris MP (Newton Abbot, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for the regulation of physician associates; to make physician associate a protected title; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 19/07/2017
Pilot (Licensing) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to create a pilot licensing system in line with International Civil Aviation Organization standards; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Policing Resources Bill [HL]
Lord Wigley
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for ensuring that police forces in England and Wales have sufficient resources to deliver police services; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 06/07/2017
Prime Minister (Accountability to House of Commons) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to impose duties on the Prime Minister relating to accountability to the House of Commons; to require the Prime Minister to be available to answer questions in that House on at least two occasions during a sitting week except in specified circumstances; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Prime Minister (Temporary Replacement) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision for the carrying out of the functions of the Prime Minister in the event that a Prime Minister, or a person temporarily carrying out the functions of the Prime Minister, is incapacitated; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Principal Local Authorities (Grounds for Abolition) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to prohibit principal local authorities being abolished in the absence of the authority of its elected councillors and a local referendum; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Prisons (Interference with Wireless Telegraphy) Bill
Rt Hon Esther McVey MP (Tatton, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision about interference with wireless telegraphy in prisons and similar institutions.
House of Commons
First Reading 19/07/2017
Property Boundaries (Resolution of Disputes) Bill
Earl of Lytton
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for the resolution of disputes concerning the location or placement of boundaries and private rights of way relating to the title of an estate in land; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 13/07/2017
Public Sector Exit Payments (Limitation) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to limit exit payments made by public sector organisations to employees; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Public Service Broadcasters (Privatisation) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision for the privatisation of the British Broadcasting Corporation and Channel 4; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Public Services (Availability) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision about the availability of public services during weekday evenings, at weekends and on bank holidays; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Refugees (Family Reunion) (No. 2) Bill
Angus MacNeil MP (Na h-Eileanan an Iar, SNP)
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom to be granted to the family members of refugees and of people granted humanitarian protection; to provide for legal aid to be made available for such family reunion cases; and for connected purposes
House of Commons
First Reading 19/07/2017
Refugees (Family Reunion) Bill [HL]
Baroness Hamwee
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom to be granted to the family members of refugees and to refugees who are family members of British citizens and settled persons, to provide for legal aid to be made available for refugee family reunion cases, and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 27/06/2017
Registration of Marriage Bill [HL]
Lord Bishop of St Albans
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision about the registration of marriages.
House of Lords
First Reading 29/06/2017
Representation of the People (Young Peoples’ Enfranchisement) Bill
Peter Kyle MP (Hove, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Bill to reduce the voting age to 16 in parliamentary and other elections; to make provision for auto-enrolment onto the electoral register for people aged 16 to 24; to make provision about the use of educational establishments as polling stations; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 19/07/2017
First Reading 19/07/2017
Right to Die at Home Bill
Lord Warner
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to create a right to die at home.
House of Lords
First Reading 10/07/2017
Road Traffic Offenders (Surrender of Driving Licences, etc) Bill
Lord Polak
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision about the surrender, production or other delivery up of driving licences, or test certificates, in relation to certain offences; to make provision in relation to identifying persons in connection with fixed penalty notices, conditional offers and the payment of fixed penalties under the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 11/07/2017
School Holidays (Meals and Activities) Bill
Rt Hon Frank Field MP (Birkenhead, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require local authorities to facilitate the delivery of programmes that provide free meals and activities for children during school holidays; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Schools (Mental Health and Wellbeing) Bill [HL]
Baroness Tyler of Enfield
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for state-maintained schools to promote the mental health and well-being of their pupils alongside academic attainment.
House of Lords
First Reading 06/07/2017
Schools Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to enable schools to select pupils on the basis of published criteria; to allow schools to determine maximum class sizes; to remove restrictions on the expansion of the number of pupils in schools and on the creation of new schools; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Space Industry Bill [HL]
Lord Callanan
Government Legislation
Bill to make provision about space activities and suborbital activities, and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 27/06/2017
Second Reading 12/07/2017
Order of Consideration Motion 16/10/2017
Committee (1st Day) 16/10/2017
Speed Limits (England) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to prohibit permanent derogations from a 30 mile per hour speed limit in built-up areas in England; to make provision for the circumstances in which speed limits below 30 miles per hour may be introduced; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Stalking Protection Bill
Sarah Wollaston MP (Totnes, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for protecting persons from risks associated with stalking; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 19/07/2017
Stamp Duty Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision for the reduction of stamp duty rates on residential property.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Student Loans (Debt Discharge) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision about the forgiveness or discharge of student loan debt in certain circumstances; to make provision about the treatment of student loan debt in bankruptcy proceedings; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Student Loans (Debt Interest) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to limit the rate of interest chargeable on outstanding student loan debt; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Sublet Property (Offences) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make the breach of certain rules relating to sub-letting rented accommodation a criminal offence; to make provision for criminal sanctions in respect of unauthorised sub-letting; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Succession to Peerages Bill [HL]
Lord Trefgarne
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to amend the law regarding the succession to Peerages; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 26/06/2017
SUPPLY AND APPROPRIATION (MAIN ESTIMATES) ACT 2017
Mel Stride
Government Legislation
House of Commons
First Reading 04/07/2017
Second Reading (and remaining stages) 05/07/2017
House of Lords
First Reading 05/07/2017
Second Reading (and remaining stages) 11/07/2017
Royal Asset 19/07/2017
Tax Rates and Duties (Review) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require the Government to publish an annual review of the net yield to HM Treasury of tax rates and duties levied, including estimates of the impact on yield of changes to rates of those taxes and duties; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Telecommunications Infrastructure (Relief from Non-Domestic Rates) Bill
Sajid Javid
Government Legislation
Bill to make provision enabling relief from non-domestic rates in England and Wales to be conferred in respect of hereditaments used for the purposes of facilitating the transmission of communications by any means involving the use of electrical or electromagnetic energy; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 04/07/2017
Second Reading 10/07/2017
Remaining Stages 05/09/2017
House of Lords
First Reading 06/09/2017
Second Reading 09/10/2017
Terms of Withdrawal from EU (Referendum) Bill
Geraint Davies MP (Swansea West, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require the holding of a referendum to endorse the United Kingdom and Gibraltar exit package proposed by HM Government for withdrawal from the EU, or to decide to remain a member, following the completion of formal exit negotiations; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 06/09/2017
Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (Legal Advice and Appeals) Bill
Lord Roberts of Llandudno
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for unaccompanied asylum seeking children to receive legal advice and for extending the deadline for an unaccompanied asylum seeking child to appeal an asylum decision.
House of Lords
First Reading 12/07/2017
Unpaid Trial Work Periods (Prohibition) Bill
Stewart McDonald MP (Glasgow South, SNP)
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Bill to prohibit unpaid trial work periods in certain circumstances; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 19/07/2017
Unpaid Work Experience (Prohibition) Bill [HL]
Lord Holmes of Richmond
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for the prohibition of unpaid work experience exceeding four weeks, and for connected matters.
House of Lords
First Reading 27/06/2017
Value Added Tax Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to enable the maximum turnover threshold for exemption from the requirement to register for VAT to be raised; to make provision for the exemption of certain goods and services from liability to VAT; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Victims of Crime (Rights, Entitlements, and Notification of Child Sexual Abuse) Bill [HL]
Baroness Brinton
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to make provision for specifying new statutory rights and entitlements for victims of crime under the Code of Practice for Victims of Crime; to require elected local policing bodies to assess victims services; to increase the duties of the Commissioner for Victims and Witnesses; to grant victims the right to request a review of a decision not to prosecute; to establish reviews in homicides where no criminal charge has been made; to create an obligation on professions to notify cases of possible victims of child sexual abuse; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 06/07/2017
Voter Registration (No. 2) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to prohibit persons from being registered to vote in Parliamentary elections at more than one address; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Voter Registration Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to prohibit persons from being registered to vote in Parliamentary elections in more than one constituency; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017
Voting Age (Reduction) Bill [HL]
Lord Adonis
Private Members' Bill (Lords Ballot Bill)
Bill to extend the franchise for parliamentary and other elections to all citizens over the age of 16 years.
House of Lords
First Reading 05/07/2017
Working Time (Regulations) Bill
Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision for the expiration of the Working Time Regulations 1998; to provide for regulations governing working time; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
First Reading 05/09/2017